Common Expressions Using the Word "Waray"


Masuna ngan waray uran yana nga aga didi sa VSU.  [It's a bright rainless morning here at VSU (Visayas State University).]

The word Waray does not only refer to the Waray-speaking people or to the Waray language, but it also refers to one particular Waray word, "waray", which means "nothing", "none", or "not".  Here's a list of common expressions using the word "Waray".



(1)
Waray ak labot.                                                  
I don't care. 
waray aram
uneducated
waray batasan
lacking good manners
waray buot
innocent; childish
waray duda
no doubt
waray gamit
useless


(2)
Waray ka labot.
It's none of your business.
waray pagkakapoy 
untiring   
waray kapagalan (N.Samar)/ waray kapaglanan (N.Samar)/ waray pagkatanglay (N.Samar)
untiring
waray kaluoy
ruthless
waray kinabuhi
lifeless
waray makakatupong
unequaled; incomparable

 

(3)
waray pagkahadlok/ waray pagkahadok (N. Samar)
fearless
waray paglubad
unfading
waray pagruhaduha 
no second thoughts
waray sarabutan
no idea


(4)
waray tango (N. Samar)/ waray ngipon
toothless
waray tingug-tingog
quiet/ no comment (e.g., My friend was very quiet the whole time we were there.)
waray upay
worthless; no good
waray utang
debt-free
waray kalipay
no happiness


(5)
waray utang nga buot/ waray utang nga kaburut-on
ungrateful
waray dum-it 
pure; innocent; inexperienced
waray katapusan/ waray katangposan/ waray pagkatangpos
endless

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